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The Dillinger Escape Plan headlines the Summer Slaughter tour, which stops by the House of Blues tonight. "The Jersey band's onstage volatility is a sight to behold, and it's made more than a few promoters hot under the collar—I've personally seen indoor fire breathing on a side stage, band members scaling at least two stories of scaffolding or crawling atop hanging light fixtures, and a swung microphone detaching from its cord and nailing a kid in the noggin, cracking it wide open," writes Kevin Warwick in Soundboard.
At Meztli Gallery Proyecto Latina celebrates the release of Rebeldes, an anthology of work by local female writers, with live readings from contributors. RSVP required.
A group of local college students—nine science students at Northwestern, 11 art and design students at the SAIC—collaborated on a project that combines data mining with fine art; their work is currently on display in the lobby of the LeRoy Neiman Center. Aimee Levitt has more.
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